How is the Dermal Neurofibroma Consortium studying tumors? observing the tumor microenvironment in mice and petri dishes…

By December 23, 2016Uncategorized

With support from The Giorgio Foundation, scientists have isolated dermal tumors in mice and in petri dishes.  They determined that these tumors require peripheral nerves to grow.  Understanding the tumor microenvironment and the early stages of tumor growth is the most important first step to recognizing therapies.

Dig into the science in this article in Oncotarget Journal: